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October 21, 2014

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Polaris ILS 5.0 and Polaris Leap 1.0 in General Release. Innovative announced that both the Polaris ILS 5.0 and Polaris Leap 1.0 are now in general release. Baltimore County Public Library (MD) is the first library to go live on Polaris ILS and was also a beta tester for the release. [Full Announcement].

December 19, 2012

Polaris Library Systems. 3M Cloud Library and Polaris Library Systems announce industry's first fully integrated eBook catalog. Browsing and checking out eBooks is about to get a lot easier for patrons of libraries using the Polaris Integrated Library System and the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending Service. 3M Library Systems and Polaris Library Systems announce that the integration of these two services is now live at Baltimore County Public Library. [Full Announcement].

August 12, 2009

Polaris Library Systems. Baltimore County Public Library selects Polaris ILS. Polaris Library Systems announced that Baltimore County Public Library has selected the Polaris Integrated Library System. The Polaris ILS will replace the library's TLC CARL system. [Full Announcement].

February 17, 2004

The Library Corporation TLC Implements CARL.Decision in Four Libraries. TLC has implemented CARL.Decision, an interactive reports management system, in four large public libraries. [Full Announcement].

September 19, 2003

VTLS, Inc.. Baltimore County Public Library gets on the FASTRAC for an RFID solution. Baltimore County Public Library headquartered in Towson, Maryland has purchased VTLS’ FASTRAC solution, an asset management system based upon radio frequency identification technology for the White Marsh Library [Full Announcement].

June 15, 2001

The Library Corporation CARL's IMDS Completes Evolution To CARL.Solution: major public libraries including Baltimore County, Denver & Los Angeles up and running. LC/CARL announced that the company''s premier automation and management system for large public libraries and consortia has been renamed CARL.Solution. The new name represents the culmination of TLC and CARL''s effort to mine the deep functionality of the classic CARL system using intuitive graphical interfaces. [Full Announcement].

June 2000